Opinion

The Editor’s Desk: Bathroom brevity

Parents: please don’t let your children tie up public restrooms. Others in line will thank you.

  • May 24th, 2017

The odour of history is part of the landscape

Esther Darlington writes about an article in last week’s paper that mentioned a strong odour.

  • May 24th, 2017

UPDATE: Final vote counts coming in, no seat changes yet

Recount in Courtenay-Comox leaves 13-vote NDP lead

History is all around us

This area abounds in history, and it isn't hard to find anywhere you go.

Green Party candidate takes exception to NDP claim of vote stealing

Arthur Green says it is the job of all politicians to take votes from other parties.

BC VIEWS: This is your election on TV

Policies with big risks are put to voters, and our media cover it like it's a sporting event

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MONEY MONITOR: Investing vs. paying down a mortgage
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Final votes being counted in B.C.
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ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

Kudis to handbell choir for outstanding concert

A reader writes to congratulate the Desert Bells Handbell Choir.

Thanks for supporting Ashcroft Art Show

A reader writes to thank the community for its support during the 50th annual show.

Sympathies to community and family from former Swuqmish fire chief

A reader writes to let area firefighters know that, as a former firefighter, he shares their grief.

Health care not a Liberal Party priority

A reader writes about the "systemic dismantling' of services at the Ashcroft Hospital.

Medical staffing at Ashcroft Hospital is critical

A reader writes with concerns about understaffing at the hospital, and what happens if someone leaves.

Thrift stores feeling the PST pinch with new rules

A reader writes to protest the provincial government collecting sales tax on items sold in thrift and secondhand stores.

B.C. election trash talk doesn’t help trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations about softwood lumber

Ashcroft art show and tea a success

A reader writes with some fond memories of the recent events and paintings of long ago.

Thank you from the seniors centre

A reader writes to thank all who supported the recent Strawberry Tea at the seniors centre.

Hulk Horgan hides health hole in NDP platform

NDP leader John Horgan's Irish bully routine can't conceal gap in plan to eliminate Medical Services Plan bills

BC VIEWS: BC Liberals are bold as brass

Christy Clark's now the one who's slowing down the carbon tax, while John Horgan wants to raise it and spend the money

BC Green Party policy still in daycare

Extending kindergarten to four- and three-year-olds, free child care, paying parents to stay home adds up to a fantasy

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Better at Home ‘thrilled’ with Health Care Auxiliary donation

A reader writes to thank the Auxiliary for their recent donation.